486 Blog Posts From the Speed Limits Tag


NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for October 20, 2017

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for October 20, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Traffic Calming kicked out of Play del Rey, CA— –Interstate VMT Tax test a go in CA/OR— –Japan’s Kobe Steel Scandal heats up— –DOJ creates Watchdog for CAF— –Nearly 4.1 Autos in Total Recalled this week— Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News […]

The Strictly Enforced State

When I hit the state line the speed limit changed from 65 to 75. The road was the same, but the DOT director was different. Oklahoma DOT ignores the law requiring speed limits to be justified by engineering studies. Texas DOT exercised its discretionary authority to raise most of West Texas from 70 to 75. […]

Little Brothers

Little Brothers

Every new car is infested with Little Brothers — in the form of code and programming that “corrects” outright or thwarts whatever it is you wanted to do. It goes way beyond the Seat Belt Nanny. Have you tried backing up a new car with the driver’s door cracked open? Several won’t allow it — […]

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for October 6, 2017

NMA Driving News Roundup of the Week for October 6, 2017

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Senate Committee passes Driverless Car Bill— –Justice Department ends Police Reform Program— –Dems offer own Infrastructure Plan— –White House wants to phase out Social Security Numbers– Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News Story of the Week De-policing, crime and the ‘Ferguson effect’ […]

I brake for bugs

When I stopped in Billings I was surrounded by a swarm of yellowjackets. Luckily, they weren’t after me. What looked like every insect in the Great Plains was smeared across the front of my car. Yellowjackets are scavengers and I had brought them lunch. I thought about that trip when I saw an article proposing […]